Chapman Tripp to elevate Māori legal group head to partner

Two other senior associates will also join the partnership

Russell McVeagh lends a hand to international women’s business network

The firm is offering pro bono legal advice to the top five SheEO 2020 New Zealand Ventures

Supreme Court to bolster electronic document use in proceedings

The court published a practice note and a protocol for civil and criminal matters

Baker McKenzie elects new APAC chair

The new chair is the first Taiwanese to chair the firm’s APAC regional council

MinterEllisonRuddWatts helps wool distributor pull together capital raise

The funds generated will help support the company’s long-term growth plans

New Zealand Law Awards goes virtual for 2020

The time has come to recognise the achievements of the nation’s best legal professionals

Burton Partners welcomes special counsel into the partnership

The new partner has particular expertise with cross-border transactions

Ex-US bar presidents join the call for safe voting during the US elections

A joint statement urges officials to safeguard the process and citizens to act with restraint

Couch Harlowe Kovacevich partner talks bringing up a new firm under lockdown

“If you take the risk and put yourself out there, clients will support you,” Aaron Harlowe says

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Responsibility lies strictly with firms, which is why addressing the gaps is important, expert says

There is a lot of misinformation about this topic, which has created confusion, says Dr AML

Dr AML explains what to keep in mind to keep deals running as smoothly as possible

Comprehensive report provides key takeaways for New Zealand businesses seeking growth opportunities

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The subtleties of trusts and AML/CFT compliance

There is a lot of misinformation about this topic, which has created confusion, says Dr AML

What in-house lawyers should keep in mind facing risk and compliance challenges

LOD’s Louise Unger shares three things in-house legal professionals should always consider

Lessons about national culture and its impact on workplace health and safety in New Zealand

Mai Chen shares insights into how a superdiversity framework can be applied to policy, legislation, and regulation

Fish out of water: When is a boat a ‘building’ subject to the Building Act 2004?

Experts explain why a recent MBIE determination can have implications for any person building a boat and using the structure during construction